Things to do in Cornwall

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There are plenty of things to do in Cornwall, whether you’re interested in exploring the great outdoors, learning about the local history, or simply enjoying the relaxed pace of life.

Some popular activities include hiking the coastal paths, visiting the Eden Project, and exploring the charming town of St Ives.

There are also many beautiful beaches to choose from, including Porthcurno and Fistral Beach. Additionally, there are several fascinating museums and galleries to visit, such as the National Maritime Museum and the Tate St Ives.

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Falmouth Week Cornwall

Things to do in Cornwall in August

Hello! And welcome to my guide to fantastic things to do in Cornwall in August. The summer is such a wonderful time to visit Cornwall – the sun is (hopefully!) shining, everyone is in the holiday spirit, and its miles … Read More

Five of the best cookery schools in Cornwall

From absolute beginners to serious foodies and even children, these fabulous cookery schools in Cornwall cater to every taste. Fat Hen: The Wild Cookery School, Penzance Get back to nature with this wild and rugged cookery school where you can improve … Read More

Exploring the Timeless Grandeur of Lanhydrock House and Gardens

Welcome to the National Trust’s Lanhydrock House and Gardens; a beautiful Victorian family home where history comes to life, nestled within 900 acres of meticulously manicured gardens, rolling hills and lush woodland in Cornwall. It is the perfect place to step … Read More
Trebah Garden Cornwall

Trebah Garden, Cornwall

Trebah Garden is a really unexpected place, with both an amazing subtropical garden in a beautiful Cornish valley and an idyllic beach at the bottom. You could very easily spend the whole day here – we certainly did! The day … Read More
Tavistock heritage festival Devon

What’s on in the West Country this week (10-16 September 2016)

Get out and about with our essential guide to what’s on in the West Country this week (from Saturday 10 to Friday 16 September 2016). With festivals aplenty, celebrating everything from Agatha Christie to hot air balloons plus all manner … Read More
Bridport Hat Festival Dorset

What’s on in the West Country this week (1 Sept 2016)

There is so much going on this week in the West Country including agricultural shows, festivals of local culture, cider, music, craft, food and even hats, outdoor theatre productions, cliff top shepherding and walking festivals in beautiful scenery. Here’s our … Read More
Charlestown Shipwreck Centre Cornwall

Shipwreck Centre, Charlestown, Cornwall

My daughter loves the Charlestown Shipwreck Centre and asks to visit whenever we’re in Cornwall. Luckily, children under 10 go free, so it’s not an expensive request! It is also mainly indoors, so a great option if it’s a rainy … Read More
Rock Oyster Festival Cornwall

Events in Cornwall, July 2016

There are so many fantastic events in Cornwall throughout July, from vintage fairs to country shows, family-friendly festivals, picnics, and more. Here are our top choices: Padstow Vintage Rally and Fair 1 – 3 July 2016 There’s plenty of family fun … Read More
Open Farm Sunday at Rowdefield Farm tractor tyre

Open Farm Sunday at Rowdefield Farm

I first learned about Open Farm Sunday from Martin Howlett at Deer Park Farm in Cornwall. Every June, farmers across the country open their gates to the public, letting us see where our food comes from and meet the people … Read More
Mousehole Cornwall

Mousehole, Cornwall

The small fishing village of Mousehole is a picture of Cornwall at its very best. With narrow streets full of quaint stone cottages, a pretty harbour and views out to Mount’s Bay and the rocky outcrop of St Clements Isle, it’s … Read More